Yeah... Honda is rumored to be working on a CBR XX. I think we're talking 1300cc's. Motorcycledaily.com put something up about it, and there has just been general chit chat about it for the last year or so.
I think I'll do something positivly unique and actually comment on the Desmosedici....with all those valve train gears, should make lovely music!
Prediction....in the year 2040, an electronic avatar of Phil Read will read the narrative for "The Superior Sounds of IC Engines of Classic Street Bikes" or something like that. This bike will be featured on track number 3 of the download (as CD's and other personal media will be long extinct).
THANK YOU. As a idiotic 3X Ducati owner, it is painfully apparent that even if Jesus returned riding a Ducati, this group would bash the brand. You can buy a bike with 3 million h.p. for thousands less than a Duck, we get it. Thanks for the info. If I wanted a bike that 200,000 other people had, I would buy a Japanese bike. If I wanted a track bike to beat around on, ditto. People buy bikes because of the character of the machine, not just based on dyno tests.
Sat on a Multistrada last weekend for about 15 seconds. That was about all my backside could take. Not sure what they were thinking when they designed a bike you would want to sit on for a long period of time but cant...
Thrice the idiot you are I am getting ready to join the ranks with a ST3 and then maybe pickup a late model Super Sport down the road. It's an endless (and pointless) argument about the twins and fours. All manufactures bring something good to the table. Pick what turns you on and go with it.